Flagship Species Fund supports eight conservation icons in 2013
Posted on: 22.04.13 (Last edited) 22nd April 2013
Fauna & Flora International’s Flagship Species Fund announces eight grants to be given to species conservation projects in 2013.
Flagship species are those iconic, charismatic species that capture public admiration and may be used as figureheads to promote broader conservation action.
The Flagship Species Fund is a partnership between Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the UK Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra). In 2013, the Fund will support the conservation of some of the most endangered, yet best loved, species as well as promoting new and emerging flagships for conservation.
The eight grants will cover a range of species (from mammals, reptiles and birds to invertebrates and plants), with projects working towards:
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